Super Saturday September 28th-November 16th Teacher Tickets

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San José State University

1 Washington Sq

Sweeney Hall

San Jose, CA 95192

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During the Super Saturday Series, teachers will have an opportunity to work alongside students, participating in mini-lessons and workshop writing in a day designed by our team of highly skilled teacher consultants. Teachers will walk away with lesson materials and the experience of participating in a vibrant writing community that they will be able to replicate in their classrooms.
These tickets are for all 3 dates: Saturday, September 28, October 19, and November 16.

Teachers may also opt to sign up for units through San Jose State University at an additional fee to be collected in person after the first Super Saturday (see below for details). If you choose to sign up for units, please reserve your spot here.

Event Schedule

  • 9:30-10:00am - Registration in front of Sweeney Hall Courtyard
  • 10:00-10:30am - Pre-conference with teacher consultant on lesson objectives & plans
  • 10:30-12:30pm - Participate in a Super Saturday lesson led by teacher consultant alongside students
  • 12:30-1:00pm - Debrief with the teacher consultant to discuss instructional moves
  • 1:00-2:15pm - PLC meeting for teachers earning units



Course Descriptions - For detailed descriptions, please visit our website here.

September 28, 2019

Grades K-3 - Why Teach Workshop

Lorena Lopez is a SJAWP teacher consultant, instructional coach and Assistant Principal | 6th Grade Advisor, Hoover Middle School

Laura Brown is a retired intervention coach and co-director with SJAWP. She co-directs the Invitational Summer Institute and the summer Writing Workshop for students.

Grades 4-7 - Rule 1: Say Yes

SJAWP Associate Director Jane Gilmore leads the Novel Writing Program and co-directs the Creative Writing Camp at Cumberland as well as the Teen Writers Institute at San Jose State.

Arcadia Conrad is a writer and director of the award-winning Cupertino Actors Theater out of Cupertino High School.

Grades 8-12 - Toward a Pedagogy of Coherence in Writing

Martin Brandt is a Teacher Consultant with SJAWP and teaches at Independence High School, East Side Union HSD. He is the author of Between the Commas.

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October 19, 2019

Grades K-3 - How Writing Works from the Inside

Lorena Lopez is a SJAWP teacher consultant, instructional coach and Assistant Principal | 6th Grade Advisor, Hoover Middle School

Laura Brown is a retired intervention coach and co-director with SJAWP. She co-directs the Invitational Summer Institute and the summer Writing Workshop for students.

Grades 4-7 - Rule 2: Know Your Audience and Surprise Them

SJAWP Associate Director Jane Gilmore leads the Novel Writing Program and co-directs the Creative Writing Camp at Cumberland as well as the Teen Writers Institute at San Jose State.

Arcadia Conrad is a writer and director of the award-winning Cupertino Actors Theater out of Cupertino High School.

Grades 8-12 - Sentence Focus: Finding the Secret Agent

Martin Brandt is a Teacher Consultant with SJAWP and teaches at Independence High School, East Side Union HSD. He is the author of Between the Commas.

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November 16, 2019

Grades K-3 - What Do Writers Talk About?

Lorena Lopez is a SJAWP teacher consultant, instructional coach and Assistant Principal | 6th Grade Advisor, Hoover Middle School

Laura Brown is a retired intervention coach and co-director with SJAWP. She co-directs the Invitational Summer Institute and the summer Writing Workshop for students.

Grades 4-7 - Rule 3: Timing is Everything

SJAWP Associate Director Jane Gilmore leads the Novel Writing Program and co-directs the Creative Writing Camp at Cumberland as well as the Teen Writers Institute at San Jose State.

Arcadia Conrad is a writer and director of the award-winning Cupertino Actors Theater out of Cupertino High School.

Grades 8-12 - Branching Left, Branching Right: How We Develop Longer Sentences

Martin Brandt is a Teacher Consultant with SJAWP and teaches at Independence High School, East Side Union HSD. He is the author of Between the Commas.

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San José State University

1 Washington Sq

Sweeney Hall

San Jose, CA 95192

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